D-Day Beach Activity During Heavy Storm ca 07Jun44
Destroyed large brick or stone houses.
08:09:04 Normandy Beach w/ debris & destroyed equipment & barges.
08:09:20 Soldiers on beach giving first aid to soldiers; boarding LST 51 (small landing craft) in heavy surf. Men on sinking landing craft; to shore on rope or cable. Survivors dragged onto beach; some in lifeboats.
08:10:21 Digging foxholes on shore. German prisoner (?) treated.
08:10:35 French town on fire, heavily bombed.
08:10:37 Jeeps off large LST 61; trucks pulilng artillery up road w/ locals waving, old woman throws flowers. Gives flowers to GIs walking up road who put them in their buttonholes.
1944 Normandy, France Invasion; Weather; WWII; WW2;